Witte Name Meaning

North German: variant of Witt 1. Dutch: nickname for someone with white or blonde hair or an unusually pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte ‘white’. English: variant of White.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Witt, Witts, Witter, Wilde, Wint, Witty, Wetter, Witten, Motte

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Witte Family Origin

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Witte Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Carver (Maker)

    33%
  • Pianoforte Finisher

    33%
  • Pocket Book Maker Employing 3 Men & 2 Boys

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Witte family was Pocket Book Maker Employing 3 Men & 2 Boys. Cabinet Carver (Maker) and Pianoforte Finisher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Witte. The most common Witte occupation in the UK was Cabinet Carver (Maker). 33% of Witte's were Cabinet Carver (Maker)s.

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Witte Historical Records

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Witte Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Witte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Witte in 1949 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witte

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